Festival Takes Puppetry On-Line To Escape COVID Shut Down

Festival Takes Puppetry On-Line To Escape COVID Shut Down
May 8, 2020

Beverley hosts so many festivals throughout the year from early music to literature to folk and spoken word. Not least of which is the award-winning biennial Beverley Puppet Festival. 

But this year whilst the Minster may still stand, although it stands empty for the first time in almost a millennium, nearly every festival in the calendar has had to cancel or is soon going to face that tough decision as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc the across the nation. 

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Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018

Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018
July 4, 2018

In less than two weeks, thousands of fun seekers are expected to descend on Beverley’s Town Centre as the 8th Beverley Puppet Festival gets underway.

The award-winning weekend event takes place over three nights and two days from 13th to 15th July, attracting visitors from across the UK and overseas with couples, families and booking agents all eager to see what’s new in the world of puppetry.

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Puppet Enthusiasts Encouraged To Stay Longer In East Yorkshire

Puppet Enthusiasts Encouraged To Stay Longer In East Yorkshire
June 5, 2018

The Beverley Puppet Festival team is encouraging visitors to the July festival to stay a little longer and visit the V&A Museum of Childhood touring exhibition ‘Clangers, Bagpuss & Co’ at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery.

Not that enthusiasts need much more encouragement as the exhibition has been eagerly awaited by fans of Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin’s work.

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Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 Announce First Wave Of Acts

Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 Announce First Wave Of Acts
March 27, 2018

Friday 13th July marks the opening night of this year’s eagerly awaited Beverley Puppet Festival with anyone who loves 1970s British horror and holiday camps set to be in for a treat.

Odd Doll Theatre will open the event with a retro-tastic comedy, Seaside Terror to give audiences fun frights and ice-cream chills!

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2018 Sees Most Ambitious Puppet Festival To Date

2018 Sees Most Ambitious Puppet Festival To Date
February 14, 2018

Dates for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 have been announced, with exciting news about new developments that will see the quality of this award winning event soar to even greater heights.

The 8th Beverley Puppet Festival, a Beverley Arts Trust event, takes place over two days and three nights between 13th and 15th July 2018. A major boost for local tourism, the festival is set to attract thousands of visitors into Beverley’s Town Centre.

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Powerful Artwork To Be Projected Onto City Centre Building

Powerful Artwork To Be Projected Onto City Centre Building
August 25, 2017

The amazing work of talented young artists in Hull will be projected onto The Warren building in the city centre during next month’s Freedom Festival.

Art Celebrating Equality is bringing young people together with award-winning artists through a wide range of workshops covering contemporary art, photography, digital illustrations, poetry, spoken word and shadow theatre at The Warren in Hull throughout August.

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